Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups - View Single Post - stripped and seized bolt - how to remove
View Single Post
post #3 of (permalink) Old 04-21-2004, 01:04 PM
Join Date: Jan 2002
Posts: 975
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Re: stripped and seized bolt - how to remove

I would try to cut a noch in the top or side of the bolt and use an air hammer to at least loosen it. I say at least because the hammer can cut the bolt head off.

Craftsman has these little jobbers that go over the stripped bolt and attach to a ratchet. I have heard that they work very well but are expensive. If you strip bolts often they maybe worth the price.
4x4mike is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome